University of Hertfordshire

The university's School of Pharmacy has been awarded full Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain accreditation.[citation needed] The University of Hertfordshire is recognised as one of the top twenty universities in the world to study animation.[58]

According to Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2012–13 93.2 per cent of its full-time, first degree UK graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating.[42] Four of the university's schools achieved scores of 98 per cent: physics; astronomy and mathematics; health and social work; law and education. The survey, conducted by the UK's Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), revealed in its UK Performance Indicators for Employment 2013/14 that the University of Hertfordshire has climbed 30 places in the past year and is now ranked 35th out of 152 universities in the UK.

In September 2015, the Complete University Guide showed that the university has the lowest recorded 'student-relevant' crimes in the East of England. It is the fourth year the university has had the lowest rate of recorded crime in the East of England.[59] For university's commitment to gender equality, it was regranted Athena Swan's Bronze institutional status.[60]

The University of Hertfordshire won the Guardian University Award for Student Experience in 2015.[61]